International



‘I learned a lot by your side’: Lio Messi pays emotional tribute to Ronaldinho

Lionel Messi has paid an emotional tribute to Ronaldinho after his former Barcelona team-mate retired from football this week. ”  I will always be grateful to you for how easy it was that you did everything to me when I got to the dressing room. I was lucky to share many things with you and I am very happy because, in addition to a phenomenon with the ball, you are a very great person and that is the most important thing.  Even if you decide to leave, football will never forget your smile. All the best, Ronnie.” Messi posted on Instagram.




OIC declares East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has declared East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine, disagreed the US stance as dangerous and called on the international community to follow in its footsteps. The organization’s decision, reached during an extraordinary summit in Istanbul on Dec. 13, counters the U.S.’s recognition of Jerusalem as the “undivided” capital of Israel.



Remembering the Poet of East. Rare Images of Iqbal

Iqbal was a philosopher, and politician, as well as an academic, barrister and scholar in British India who is widely regarded as having inspired the Pakistan Movement. He is considered one of the most important figures in Urdu literature, with literary work in both Urdu and Persian.

Let’s see some of the rare pictures of Allama Iqbal below:



This Is Not A Humanising Poem

At 22, Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan is a Cambridge University graduate and a third-generation Pakistani born in Bradford. Her poem ‘This Is Not A Humanising Poem’ was performed at The Last Word Festival, with her being awarded the runner-up prize.